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The Duchy Academy Trust has a unique opportunity for an outstanding, inspirational and dynamic leader to join our Trust. We are seeking to appoint a headteacher at Callington Primay School and a Chief Executive Officer for the Trust.


As Headteacher at Callington Primary School you will provide professional leadership and management for the school. This will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the schools work.


As Chief Executive Officer you will have overall responsibility for strategic leadership and the wider success of the Trust. You will lead the Trust leadership team; taking responsibility for ensuring high standards are achieved by all academies across the Trust. School improvement will be rooted in ensuring benefit to all learners (whatever their starting point) and include both their outcomes and experience. You will be driven to ensure that through working together, outcomes for every single pupil are extraordinary. As the Accounting Officer for the Trust you will ensure there are rigorous systems and processes in place to robustly manage resources across the Trust and to secure the financial health and sustainability of each school working to the standards set out in the Academies Financial Handbook.


Applicants are welcome to visit in advance of the closing date. To arrange a visit, please contact Louise Barrington, Principal Business Manager on 01579 386160 or email


Please complete the separate application and equalities monitoring forms. Applicants are also invited to provide a personal statement of no more than two A4 pages describing why you are attracted to the post, and what specific skills you believe you have in addition to headship and school financial management. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.


Please email your application form to or post to: Sharon Tilbury, HR Officer, The Duchy Academy Trust, 24 Saltash Road, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7EF.


Deadline for applications:   Sunday 6th June 2021

Shortlisting:                         Week commencing 7th June 2021

Interview date:                    Week commencing 28th June 2021

Start:                                  1st January 2022


We are committed to safeguarding and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.